President Obama boosted the position to Cabinet level, Politico reported. Ms. Mills‘ departure now brings the total of high-ranking women who have of late left the administration to four: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson have all resigned, Politico reported.
In a statement printed by Politico, Mr. Obama recognized her “outstanding work on behalf of America’s small business owners and entrepreneurs” and “leading role … to support start-ups and entrepreneurs.”
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Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times’ digital aggregation product, Times247. She’s also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at email@example.com.
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